This resource is for teaching upper elementary students about healthy friendships and how to be an amazing friend. It focuses on identifying what friendship is, elements of a healthy friendship, discussing and generating examples of how to support and encourage friends, show trustworthiness, and be yourself.
The lesson includes:
•32 Slide presentation to guide discussion and activities with suggested scripting for each slide
•Independent reflection activities: printable worksheets & interactive Google Slides™
•Recommended book companion list
•Follow-up discussion questions printable (so teachers can continue the learning)
*You may wish to expand this into two lessons, depending on how much time you have, especially if you incorporate a book*
It is aligned to American School Counseling Association’s Mindsets & Behaviors, and the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) Core Competency of Relationship Skills.
The presentation is MAC and PC compatible with a Google Sides™ link included in the lesson plan. The presentation is NOT editable, although slides can be hidden or deleted.